Jacob Interviews….R&B singer Jori

By: Jacob Elyachar A lot of singers got their start in Atlanta. The Gate City’s native sons and daughters Usher, India.Aire, Ciara and rockabilly singer Brenda Lee have won numerous awards and dominated the music charts over the universe. Another Atlanta native who is ready to continue Atlanta’s legacy is singer-songwriter Jori.    Influenced by Lauryn […]

Jacob Interviews….Fashion Model Thomas Schubert

By: Jacob Elyachar Fashion models are not always based in New York City, Los Angeles or even in Chicago.  They can be found in unexpected areas like Kansas City.    Since he started his modeling career five years ago, Thomas Schubert has gone from undiscovered to being one of the hottest sought after models in the […]

Jacob Interviews….Black Oxygen’s David Lyle, Part Two

By: Jacob Elyachar If you have not had the chance to read part one of my interview with Black Oxygen’s David Lyle, click here: http://jakes-take.com/2012/08/17/jacob-interviews-black-oxygens-david-lyle/ Ever since seeing Slash perform on MTV and finding his grandfather’s guitar in a basement, Black Oxygen’s David Lyle wanted to be a performer for the rest of his life. […]

Jacob Interviews….Black Oxygen’s David Lyle

By: Jacob Elyachar One of the hottest rock bands that is taking the nation by storm is Black Oxygen.  Since the group’s formation in the late 2000s, the Kansas City rock band has gone from band night champions to opening up to some of the hottest rockers around including Skid Row, Veins of Jenna and […]

Jacob Interviews….The Mowgli’s Colin Louis Dieden

By: Jacob Elyachar The Alternative music scene has gotten a little bit louder thanks to the Mowgli’s.   They describe themselves as a combination of Rock n’ Roll with Southern California soul.   Recently, the band debuted their first studio album: Sound the Drum on iTunes and has performed on a successful SXSW tour circuit earlier this […]

A Conversation with LeRoy Bell: Part Three

By: Jacob Elyachar Before you read my final part of my conversation with LeRoy Bell, click here to read part two: http://www.examiner.com/article/a-conversation-with-leroy-bell-part-two?cid=db_articles “Nicole, could you please introduce your act?”-Steve Jones “It’s the one and only, one-of-a-kind: Mr. LeRoy Bell.”-Nicole Scherzinger This was the introduction for LeRoy Bell’s final performance on the X Factor stage before […]

Jacob Interviews….Ericka Saves’ Ericka Chatman

By: Jacob Elyachar Couponing is currently sweeping across the United States. From shows like Extreme Couponing and segments on morning news shows including TODAY and Good Morning America to newspaper sections dedicated to coupons, thousands of people have coupon fever.    Recently, coupon fever hit a new high thanks to the World Wide Web as hundreds […]

Jacob Interviews…Ride for 5’s Michael Hoffman and Nick Weesner

By: Jacob Elyachar Earlier this summer, I had the opportunity to correspond with Ridefor5’s Michael Hoffman and Nick Weesner.     Together both of them founded the Ride for 5 non-profit organization that raises money for two different charities: the Humane Society of the United States and Ric O’ Barry’s Dolphin Project. So how do they raise […]

Jacob Interviews…WeeklyHustle.com’s Ryan Paul Ridgway

By: Jacob Elyachar One of the fastest growing Websites in the Overland Park, Kansas area is Weekly Hustle.com.    Founded by Ryan Ridgway, WeeklyHustle.com is essentially a one-stop shop for success-minded individuals and aspiring entrepreneurs.   Their post specializes in multiple topics including business advice, marketing, etiquette and sharpening one’s selling abilities.   I had the chance to […]

The Wilders rock out Knuckleheads before heading on hiatus

  By: Jacob Elyachar For 16 years, Kansas City-based band the Wilders revitalized bluegrass and country through their incredible chemistry and harmony that has rocked American and European stages.  However, the quartet: Betse Ellis, Nate Gawron, Ike Sheldon and Phil Wade surprised fans when they announced back in December 2011 that the band will be […]

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